This is the second of a two-part blog series that defines the worker’s compensation benefits for New York so you understand what is available for you. If you missed out on Part 1 of What Are Worker’s Compensation Benefits for New York check it out here. The first step you should take before navigating this complex system is to hire a workers compensation attorney to represent you to make sure you get the right advice during this process. Getting workers compensation benefits Queens, NY

Supplemental Benefits

These are benefits that were established to take effect on January 1, 1979 to help “supplement” clients that were most effected by rising costs at that time. However, the combination of weekly benefits, death benefits and supplemental benefits cannot exceed $215 per week. Most individuals filing disability claims now are not eligible to receive these benefits.

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